Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta Recipe

Panna Cotta literally translates as “cooked cream” in Italian.   It is an Italian dessert of sweetened cream thickened with gelatin and molded. It is the perfect dessert, whether you are throwing … Continued

Panzanella Caprese Salad

Panzanella Caprese Salad Recipe – Tuscan Bread Salad

  Panzanella Caprese Salad is a wonderful seasonal bread salad when the vine-ripened tomatoes are over flowing in your garden.  This salad is a take-off of the delicious Insalata Caprese Salad … Continued

Parma Salad Recipe – Prosciutto Di Parma Insalata

  Parma Salad Recipe or Prosciutto Di Parma Insalata is awesome! An excellent use of quality-aged balsamic vinegar and Parmesan Cheese.  This is a very special salad for that special … Continued

Parmesan Crisps

Parmesan Crisps Recipe – Frico Recipe

Parmesan Crisps, also called “Frico,” originate from the Friuli region of Italy.  The crisps are made of spoonfuls of freshly-grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese that are baked and cooled.  These are quite … Continued

Pasta e Fagioli soup

Pasta E Fagioli Soup Recipe

  This delicious Pasta e Fagioli Soup (pasta eh fah-jo-lee) is a traditional Italian Soup.  The name actually mean “pasta and beans.”  This soup exists in every region of Italy … Continued

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Anchovies Recipe

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower and Anchovies recipe features roasted cauliflower and anchovies.   This my version of the popular Italian pasta recipe.  This pasta is so good that you’ll want … Continued

Pizza

Pizza – History and Legends of Pizza

  Pizza History – Legends, and Lore of Pizza    Pizza history is very interesting. The actual word “pizza” was first documented in 997 AD in Gaeta, Italy, and successively … Continued

Pork Chops Braised in Milk Recipe

  My husband loves this classic Italian Pork Chops Braised in Milk.  He is a gravy lover and this recipe makes its own rich tasting gravy as it cooks.  This … Continued

Radicchio

Radicchio – Queen of Italian Vegetables

  Donning regal robes of maroon and cream, radicchio reigns supreme among traditional Italian vegetables.  Beloved by chefs and gourmands alike, this often misunderstood red chicory endures a love or … Continued

Roasted Chicken Panini sandwich cut in half on a plate

Roasted Chicken Panini Sandwich Recipe

Roasted Chicken Panini Sandwich is perfect sandwich for a weeknight when you are tired from work and do not want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen.  It … Continued

Saffron Risotto Recipe

Saffron Risotto Recipe – Risotto alla Milanese

Saffron Risotto or Risotto alla Milanese is a traditional Italian risotto with saffron in it.  To this day, risotto remains the most important staple dish for many people in all … Continued

Sausage and Egg Frittata Recipe

  This Sausage and Egg Frittata recipe is a delicious solution of what to make for breakfast or brunch.  This dish would also make a wonderful light lunch or dinner … Continued

Sea Scallops

Sea Scallops Fra Diavolo with Linguine Recipe

I came across this recipe in Cook’s Illustrated Magazine, November 1, 2001, and was fascinated with the flambé part.  So I did my research on how to flambé and proceeded with … Continued

Seafood Spaghettini

Seafood Spaghettini with Herbs and Fresh Lemon Recipe

Seafood Spaghettini is a meal full of flavor and tender pasta that delights your taste buds as it melts on your tongue.  It is an easy-to-make recipe that makes a … Continued

Sgroppino al Limone

Sgroppino al Limone – Sgroppino Cocktail Recipe

Sgroppino al Limone, also called a Frothy Lemon Sorbetto cocktail, is a delicious and refreshing summer drink from Venice, Italy.  The name Sgroppino is from the Venetian Sgorpãre which means … Continued